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" A Woman sitting down, takes a handful of Corn, holding it by the Stalks in her left hand, and then sets fire to the Ears, which are presently in a flame ; she has a Stick in her right hand, which she manages very dexterously, beating off the Grain at... "
Origins of English History - Seite 31
von Charles Isaac Elton - 1890 - 450 Seiten
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Facts authentic, in science and religion: designed to illustrate a new tr ...

William Cowherd - 1818
...of dressing corn, called graddan, from he Irish word grad signifying quick, is as follows. A woman sitting down, takes a handful of corn, holding it...a flame : she has a stick in her right hand, which «he manages very dexterously, beating off the grain at tlir very instant, when the husk is quite burnt...
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History and antiquities of Nottingham

James Orange - 1840
...bread was made in those early times was very simple and expeditious, — a woman sitting down took a handful of corn, holding it by the stalks in her left hand, and then set fire to the ears, which were presently in a flame, she had a stick in her right hand which she...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being a History of the People, as Well as ...

George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane - 1846
..." It is called graddan," says Mnrtin, " from the Irish word grad, which signifiée quick. A woman, sitting down, takes a handful of corn, holding it...flame ; she has a stick in her right hand, which she ménagée very dextrously, beating off the grain at the very instant when the husk is quite burnt ;...
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The collegiate, school and family history of England

Edward Farr - 1848
...long ago in the western islands of Scotland, and the process has been thus described : — "A woman sitting down takes a handful of corn, holding it by...which are presently in a flame ; she has a stick in htr right hand, which she manages very dexterously, beating off the grain at the very instant when...
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The collegiate, school and family history of England

1856
...long ago in the western islands of Scotland, and the process has been thus described : — "A woman sitting down takes a handful of corn, holding it by...a stick in her right hand, which she manages very dextrously, beating off the grain at the very instant when the husk is quite burnt ; for if she miss...
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The Pictorial Bible: Judges-Job

John Kitto - 1855
...corn, called graddan, from the Celtic word graity. signifying '• quick," is as follows: A woman, uses very dexterously, beating off the grain at the very instant when the husk is quite burnt. Practice...
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Daily Bible illustrations, original readings. Evening series, Band 3

John Kitto - 1866
...of Scotland, where this mode is called gradden, from the Irish word grad, signifying quick. A woman, sitting down, takes a handful of corn, holding it by the stalks in the left hand, and then sets fire to the ears, which are presently in a flame : she has a stick in...
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The national history of England, by E. Farr [and others].

England - 1873
...recent period. In his description of these isles, Martin says : — •" A woman sitting down take* a handful of corn, holding it by the stalks in her...She has a stick in her right hand, which she manages with much dexterity, beating off the grain the instant the husk is quite burnt, for if she miss of...
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Biblical things not generally known

1879
...Western Islands of Scotland, and is called gradden, from the Irish word grad, signifying quick. "A woman, sitting down, takes a handful of corn, holding it by the stalks in the left hand, and then sets fire to the ears, which are presently in a flame. She has a stick ' in...
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The Past in the Present: What is Civilization?

Sir Arthur Mitchell - 1881 - 362 Seiten
...us'd in several Isles, is call'd Graddan, from the Irish word Orad; which signifies quick. A Woman sitting down, takes a handful of Corn, holding it...which she manages very dexterously, beating off the Grain at the very Instant, when the Husk is quite burnt, for if she miss of that, she must use the...
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